on of Salem, gent, conveyed all his interest in lands at Cape Porpoise (the present northeast boundry of Kennebunk Harbor) to Richard Saltonstall and Rev. Hugh Peters, that was not already sold to Matthew Cradock, merchant.
Under date of February 27, 1639, Cradock wrote Winthrop.
Among other matters he mentions that he understands there is voluntary contribucions towrds a Colledge in Cambridge, which I must confess is a worthy worke.
I pray your worship bee pleased to moove the Court to cl career, stating he was enrolled among the cuirassiers of Pycehill Hundred, Staffordshire.
In this I think he is in error, the Matthew referred to being one of the Staffordshire family, which continued in that section.
Under the date of February 27, 1639, Cradock writes to Winthrop: The Writts for a parlaiment are nowe abroad.
I heare there hath beene great adoe at Westminster theise 2 dayes about there burgesses, & not yeet agreed on. Come Tuesday next the burgesses of London are to bee c